Keywords: Henry Hill
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: Portland; Boston
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: An individual through Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
Date: circa 1890
Location: Blue Hill
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Henry E Powers
Style: Greek Revival
Use: Dwelling - Two family
Owner in 1924: Henry D Goold
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.
The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
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Henry Knox: The Old Church on the Hill The Old Church on the Hill, ThomastonItem Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum…
Tillson Testimonial Perez Henry Tillson Perez Henry Tillson was born in Thomaston, Maine April 19, 1839.
Montpelier Home of General Henry KnoxItem Contributed byMontpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum With the arrival of General Knox and his numerous…